In light of the Coronavirus, Victor’s Funeral Mass will be limited to immediate and extended family only. A private live-streamed Funeral Mass for Victor Froehlich, 91, of Dickinson, will be held at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church with Father Keith Streifel celebrating. Military Rites will be presented by the Dickinson American Legion Post #3 Honor Guard. To view the live-stream, please go to the St. Joseph’s Catholic Church Facebook page at 11:00 a.m., Friday, May 22, 2020. Burial will take place in North Dakota Veterans Cemetery, Mandan.
Victor passed away Saturday, May 16, 2020 at St. Luke’s Home in Dickinson.
Victor was born March 18, 1929, in Dickinson, the son of Jack and Justine (Semerad) Froehlich. Growing up he attended school through the eighth grade. He was drafted with the US Army. Following his honorable discharge, Victor returned home and later married Hattie Privratsky on April 21, 1954 at St. Wenceslaus Catholic Church. The couple was blessed with two children who they raised on their farm southwest of Dickinson. Victor worked in the oilfield, farmed, and started his general contracting business where he built and remodeled many homes in the Dickinson area. Victor shared his talent of carpentry through the years. In retirement Victor enjoyed woodworking, collecting toys, going to auction sales, and going to daily coffee to visit with friends. He said he was busier in retirement than when he was working. Victor was a member of St. Joseph’s Catholic Parish, the Eagles Club, and the Knights of Columbus.
Victor is survived by his son, Jeffrey (Lori) of Veradale, WA; daughter, Rae Lynn Binstock of Dickinson; grandchildren, Frank (Jenn) Binstock, Kristi (Brandon Barton) Froehlich, Kelly (Brady) Brunner, Doug (Brittanie) Froehlich; great-grandchildren, Leighton and Hudson Brunner, Dillan and Hannah Binstock; siblings, Lee Froehlich of Anaheim, CA and Lorraine Sykora of Dickinson, ND.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Jack and Justine; wife, Hattie; brothers, Clarence, Ray, and Herman Froehlich.